Iraq

Audio

The Eclipse of the Sunnis (Audio)

Speaker: Deborah Amos
Presider: Irina A. Faskianos

Listen to NPR's Foreign Correspondent Deborah Amos discuss her new book Eclipse of the Sunnis, about the forced migration of the Sunnis from Iraq following the outbreak of sectarian violence in the wake of the U.S.-led invasion of the country, as part of CFR's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series.

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Expert Brief

Iraq: Struggling Through 'Highest Risk' Window

Author: Brett H. McGurk

The U.S. should consider postponing its planned August pullout from Iraq for several months to help maintain stability as post-election political jockeying and opportunistic violence by al-Qaeda in Iraq play themselves out, writes CFR Iraq expert Brett McGurk.

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Video

Iraq Update

Speakers: Deborah Amos, Michael Corbin, and Meghan L. O'Sullivan
Presider: Trudy S. Rubin

Watch experts analyze the results and political implications of the March 2010 Iraqi elections.

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Interview

Beyond Iraq's Election Day Success

Brett H. McGurk interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

Iraq's security forces performed especially well during parliamentary elections but a big test looms in the months ahead as votes are counted and Iraqi factions try to form a government, says CFR's Brett McGurk.

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Interview

Pre-Elections, Iraqis Crave Stability

Nir Rosen interviewed by Bernard Gwertzman

The coalition led by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is likely to lead in the March 7 parliamentary elections, as Iraqis look for stability and security after years of conflict, says Nir Rosen, an analyst of Iraq's political scene.

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